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A self-consistency motivation analysis of employee reaction to job insecurity

Lin, Xiaosong


This study contrasts a social exchange explanation of job insecurity's negative effect on outcomes with an explanation based on self-consistency motivational theory. Specifically, I examined job insecurity's effect on employee outcomes (job performance, affective commitment and mental health) as mediated by organization-based self-esteem, based on self-consistency motivational theory, after controlling for the effect of perceived psychological contract breach, based on social exchange theory. I...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5e7177f32ca
Access Rights: Open Access


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